Irrigation Monitoring


HydroServices is providing the MicroFarm with soil moisture monitoring and irrigation recommendations. HydroServices provide regular status reports so we can monitor moisture levels and determine irrigation needs.

Soil Moisture Reports can be downloaded as pdf files, click links below:

2016-2017 season
2015-16 Season
2014-15 Season
HydroServices staff use neutron probe technology to give a volumetric water content assessment.

Our weather station also monitors soil moisture. This is sited near the MicroFarm cropping paddocks, in an area with permanent grass cover.  Soil Moisture data is from an Aquaflex sensor at the weather station. It is buried 10 – 30 cm deep – the topsoil profile on-site. Our thanks to Streat Instruments for providing the sensor for the MicroFarm.